Tagged: creative writing

Dear Will… creative writing courses matter more than ever (but not for the reasons you think)

After Will Self lambasted creative writing courses for failing to provide their students with a living, MA Creative Writing course director Julia Bell pens her response.... Read more

De Waal to fund diversity scholarship

Author Kit de Waal is to fund a Creative Writing scholarship at Birkbeck, University of London, for a budding writer from a low-income household or... Read more

Children's authors say curriculum hurts creative writing

A group of children’s authors, including this year’s Carnegie winner Tanya Landman, is preparing a letter to the education secretary protesting against the way... Read more

Arvon gets £160k grant for teacher/writer study

Creative writing charity Arvon has been awarded close to £160,000 from a new research grant from Arts Council England for a project about writers and... Read more

ACE puts £1.2m into creative writing in schools

Arts Council England (ACE) has launched a £1.2m fund to support creative writing in schools. Meanwhile, ACE's recently appointed chief executive Darren Henley has urged... Read more

£230k ACE grant for creative writing charity Arvon

Creative writing charity Arvon has received a £236,200 grant from Arts Council England’s small scale capital funding programme to support its plans for improvements across... Read more

The Ultimate Fantasy Holiday

Scrawling "Wish you were here!" when you most certainly don’t, or "Weather glorious!" as the rain buckets down, can be the most creative aspect of... Read more

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